Effective 12 December, Kathryn Walker has taken to the firm’s South Australia hub, bringing with her over 20 years' experience in advising on all aspects of energy, environment and planning matters.
This includes renewable energy projects, infrastructure and urban renewal, Environment Protection Act compliance, development approvals, land and groundwater contamination, waste derived fill, native title, water licences, biodiversity conservation and related disputes, according to a statement from the firm.
Piper Alderman managing partner, Tony Britten-Jones, said he was delighted to welcome a practitioner of Kathryn’s calibre to the team.
“We are delighted to welcome Kathryn to the firm,” Mr Britten-Jones said.
“Her skills are very much aligned with our existing practice, complementing our current offering in Adelaide and nationally.”
Commenting on her decision to join Piper Alderman, Kathryn said: “I am thrilled to be joining a progressive and truly national partnership”.
“I look forward to being able to work in a collaborative environment to achieve strategic and commercial results for our clients,” she added.
Emma Ryan is the deputy head of editorial at Momentum Media and editor of its legal publication, Lawyers Weekly.
She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism).